LINCOLN /AACHEN — February 27, 2015— LI-COR® Biosciences and antibodies-online have announced a strategic global partnership. This recent agreement allows antibodies-online to distribute worldwide 132 unique LI-COR® products, including the LI-COR® IRDye reagents - a set of near-infrared dyes for quantitative Western Blotting, small animal imaging, plate-based assays, protein and DNA gel imaging, and other proteomics applications.. Partnership between LI-COR® and antibodies-online will officially begin in February of 2015 when antibodies-online begins listing LI-COR® products on its website.
Regarding this recent partnership, Dr. Andreas Kessell, co-founder of antibodies-online said: “We are thrilled to welcome LI-COR® to our marketplace, and to offer 132 of their kits, proteins, accessory reagents and secondary antibodies. LI-COR® Biosciences is well known for the high quality of its products. Researchers are able to obtain valuable, quantitative data when using highly sensitive tools like LI-COR® near-infrared dye technology.
Shawn Mischnick, technical product manager for LI-COR®Biosciences said, “We are delighted with the opportunity to list our products through antibodies-online. This gives our customer yet another way to access our products worldwide. We are also excited to be a part of the Independent Validation Initiative and encourage customers to utilize this resource to find and purchase high quality reagents that generate reproducible results.”
LI COR Biosciences is a leading manufacturer of near-infrared and chemiluminescent imaging platforms, analysis software, and IRDye® infrared dye reagents for quantitative Western Blotting, small animal imaging, and DNA fragment analysis. LI COR pioneered the development of near-infrared fluorescence detection systems for DNA sequencing, and today provides systems for drug discovery, protein research, small animal imaging, and undergraduate training. Founded in 1971, the privately held company is based in Lincoln, Nebraska, with subsidiaries in Germany and the United Kingdom. LI COR systems are used in over 100 countries and are supported by a global network of distributors.